The Vancouver Giants scored early in overtime to beat the Lethbridge Hurricanes 5-4 Friday night at the Pacific Coliseum on Gordie Howe Night.
Carter Popoff scored 1:06 into overtime to win the game for Vancouver and extend their win streak to 3 games.
15 year-old Alec Baer had the opportunity to break a 4-all tie late in the third period on a penalty shot in his Giants’ debut but was not able to score.
Popoff had two goals and an assist on the night.
Dalton Sward and Taylor Vickerman each had a goal and assist. Riley Kieser scored the other goal for Vancouver.
Giants’ goalie Payton Lee faced 24 shots.
The Giants went 0-for-5 on the power play and had 36 shots on goal.
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Giants’ Next Game: Saturday March 2 at Kamloops, 7:00pm
Giants’ Next Home Game: Sunday March 3 vs Everett, 4:00pm
Tonight’s Dickies’ Hardest Working Player of the Game is: Dalton Sward
Tonight’s Insurance Goal of the Game was scored by Carter Popoff who scored 1:06 into overtime to win the game for the Giants.
Photo Credit: Chris Relke